Sunday, May 01, 2011

Rain barrel workshop set for May 11.


$45 class to be held at Scottsdale Farms

MILTON, Ga., April 29, 2011 - Have you been debating getting a rain barrel to sustainably water your outdoor plants this spring and summer?

Then mark your calendars for the rain barrel education workshop sponsored by the City of Milton, Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and Milton Grows Green on Wednesday, May 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Scottsdale Farms, 15639 Birmingham Highway in Milton (click here for directions).

During this special event, you will be able to make and take a rain barrel home. It is easily installed on a home downspout and can conserve hundreds of gallons of water per month.

Cost for the workshop is $45. Reservations must be made by e-mailing Cindy Eade, Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Milton, at or calling 678-242-2509.

You may also order a completed rain barrel if you are not able to attend the informational meeting for pick up. For more information on this service, contact Eade as well.

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